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[[caption-width-right:305:[[CaptainObvious I bet he's]] {{American|Robot}}.]]

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[[caption-width-right:305:[[CaptainObvious I [[caption-width-right:305:I bet he's]] he's {{American|Robot}}.]]


** The words on the report the President is reading in episode 10 is a famous [[AltumVidetur Gratuitous Latin]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorem_ipsum piece of filler text]].

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** The words on the report the President is reading in episode 10 is a famous [[AltumVidetur Gratuitous Latin]] GratuitousLatin [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorem_ipsum piece of filler text]].


* ObviouslyEvil: Let's see... [[FashionVictimVillain Weird fashion sense]], [[PsychopathicSmirk evil]] [[SlasherSmile grin]], [[GigglingVillain giggles to himself]], [[GoodHairEvilHair mustache of evil, hair of evil]], glance of evil, calls himself [[MadScientist Minami, Dr. Minami]], [[CounterpartComparison similar to]] [[VideoGame/MegaMan Dr. Wily]] and wants to [[EvilChancellor help the president of USA]]. {{Most definitely not a villain}}.

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* ObviouslyEvil: Let's see... [[FashionVictimVillain Weird fashion sense]], [[PsychopathicSmirk evil]] [[SlasherSmile grin]], [[GigglingVillain giggles to himself]], [[GoodHairEvilHair mustache of evil, hair of evil]], glance of evil, calls himself [[MadScientist Minami, Dr. Minami]], [[CounterpartComparison similar to]] to [[VideoGame/MegaMan Dr. Wily]] and wants to [[EvilChancellor help the president of USA]]. {{Most definitely not a villain}}.


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* SphereOfPower: Joey himself develops one of this in the second episode.
* SpoilerOpening: C'mon, you know there has to be something, considering the shadows of [[spoiler:Will and Nick,]] the other huge mecha, the NIA...

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* SphereOfPower: Joey himself develops one of this these in the second episode.
* SpoilerOpening: SpoilerOpening:
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C'mon, you know there has to be something, considering the shadows of [[spoiler:Will and Nick,]] the other huge mecha, the NIA...



* TakingTheBullet: Will takes the....eyebrow lances that Nick sends after Lina. Weakened, but this doesn't kill him.

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* TakingTheBullet: Will takes the....the... eyebrow lances that Nick sends after Lina. Weakened, This weakens him but this doesn't kill him.



* TookALevelInBadass: Good Lord, ''[[spoiler:Will]]''.
** Joey also gradually does this over the course of the show, developing from a passive KidWithTheRemoteControl to a competent, resourceful BarrierWarrior who's saved his RobotBuddy's metallic hide several times.

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* TookALevelInBadass: Good Lord, ''[[spoiler:Will]]''.
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TookALevelInBadass: Joey also gradually does this over the course of the show, developing from a passive KidWithTheRemoteControl to a competent, resourceful BarrierWarrior who's saved his RobotBuddy's metallic hide several times.



* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: A pretty minor one, but no one at all has commented on Joey's rather girlish... ''everything''. Seriously, [[StrongFamilyResemblance he pretty much looks like his mom]], wears her shirt and sounds like he'd fit in doing some cheerleading and none of that is worthy of any mention?

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: UnusuallyUninterestingSight:
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A pretty minor one, but no one at all has commented on Joey's rather girlish... ''everything''. Seriously, [[StrongFamilyResemblance he pretty much looks like his mom]], wears her shirt and sounds like he'd fit in doing some cheerleading and none of that is worthy of any mention?



** RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Averted, thanks to Joey's CooldownHug.



** In episode 12, their class differences start to be commented on.



* WasOnceAMan: [[spoiler:Will and Nick]].

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* %%* WasOnceAMan: [[spoiler:Will and Nick]].



* WhamEpisode: Both episodes 4 and 5 served as ones, 4 presenting Heroman with a challenge he and Joey could do little but stall against, while 5 has the Skrugg leaders deciding to not run risks and remove the only threat to their conquest by [[spoiler:brainwashing Will and Nick into becoming assassins that can fight Heroman evenly in a fight.]]

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* WhamEpisode: WhamEpisode:
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Both episodes 4 and 5 served as ones, 4 presenting Heroman with a challenge he and Joey could do little but stall against, while 5 has the Skrugg leaders deciding to not run risks and remove the only threat to their conquest by [[spoiler:brainwashing Will and Nick into becoming assassins that can fight Heroman evenly in a fight.]]



* WholesomeCrossdresser: [[spoiler:Joey and Psy in episode 20. Fanboys rejoiced.]]
* WingdingEyes: Holly in episode 16 after [[spoiler:she watches Heroman defeat Dr. Minami and save the dam.]]

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* %%* WholesomeCrossdresser: [[spoiler:Joey and Psy in episode 20. Fanboys rejoiced.]]
* %%* WingdingEyes: Holly in episode 16 after [[spoiler:she watches Heroman defeat Dr. Minami and save the dam.]]



** Holly has her moments.
* YouAreNotAlone: [[spoiler:How Heroman and Joey's friends stop him from repeating his fathers mistake and performing a HeroicSacrifice.]]

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** Holly has her moments.
* YouAreNotAlone: [[spoiler:How Heroman and Joey's friends stop him from repeating his fathers father's mistake and performing a HeroicSacrifice.]]


* [[ABoyAndHisX A Boy And His]] MiniMecha.

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* %%* [[ABoyAndHisX A Boy And His]] MiniMecha.



** It wasn't that only three chapters were out, but that only three chapters were available to fans in the west. The manga had yet to be licensed when the anime started, but that didn't stop BONES, and, presumably, Stan Lee and co to enact an unusually tough crack down on any and all scanlations of both ''Heroman'' and Stan Lee's other manga, ''Manga/KarakuridoujiUltimo''. It's only ''several years'' after the anime concluded that the manga became available in American bookstores. Now, the arcs that were included in the manga before the Skrugg invasion that were absent in the anime included:
*** Several MonsterOfTheWeek-style Skrugg antagonists. [[spoiler: ''Each'' of whom are confronted by Will, who fails miserably at saving the day before Heroman and Joey get involved.]]
*** Psy, Joey, and Heroman inspiring a wheelchair-bound boy who wanted to be able to skate like Psy. [[spoiler: Psy gives him the special motorized skateboard he uses in the anime so he can follow his dreams.]]
*** A Film/BringItOn-esque mini-arc in which Lena gets Will and Joey to join the cheerleading squad so they can finally win against a rival cheerleading squad. [[spoiler: Despite the rival team's sabotage, they win.]] Right before the Skrugg invade.

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** It wasn't that only three chapters were out, but that only three chapters were available to fans in the west. The manga had yet to be licensed when the anime started, but that didn't stop BONES, and, presumably, Stan Lee and co co. to enact an unusually tough crack down on any and all scanlations of both ''Heroman'' and Stan Lee's other manga, ''Manga/KarakuridoujiUltimo''. It's only ''several years'' after the anime concluded that the manga became available in American bookstores. Now, the arcs that were included in the manga before the Skrugg invasion that were absent in the anime included:
*** Several MonsterOfTheWeek-style Skrugg antagonists. [[spoiler: ''Each'' [[spoiler:''Each'' of whom are confronted by Will, who fails miserably at saving the day before Heroman and Joey get involved.]]
*** Psy, Joey, and Heroman inspiring a wheelchair-bound boy who wanted to be able to skate like Psy. [[spoiler: Psy [[spoiler:Psy gives him the special motorized skateboard he uses in the anime so he can follow his dreams.]]
*** A Film/BringItOn-esque mini-arc in which Lena gets Will and Joey to join the cheerleading squad so they can finally win against a rival cheerleading squad. [[spoiler: Despite [[spoiler:Despite the rival team's sabotage, they win.]] Right before the Skrugg invade.



* AlienInvasion: BigCreepyCrawlies and giant spheres of doom.

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* %%* AlienInvasion: BigCreepyCrawlies and giant spheres of doom.



** Implications may not be unintentional, since his sister's name is Holly. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jotaro_Kujo Check the relatives.]]
** [[StealthPun "STAND UP!"?]]
** C'mon, Stan Lee? [[SpiderMan J.J?]] Come on, guys!
* AllYourColorsCombined: Joey has two: one right as he has Heroman [[spoiler: deal the final blow to Minami,]] and later, [[spoiler: doing the same to Monster-Kogorr.]]
* AmbiguouslyBrown: Psy.

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** Implications may not be unintentional, since his sister's name is Holly. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jotaro_Kujo Check * AllYourColorsCombined: Joey has two: one right as he has Heroman [[spoiler:deal the relatives.final blow to Minami,]] and later, [[spoiler:doing the same to Monster-Kogorr.]]
** [[StealthPun "STAND UP!"?]]
** C'mon, Stan Lee? [[SpiderMan J.J?]] Come on, guys!
* AllYourColorsCombined: Joey has two: one right as he has Heroman [[spoiler: deal the final blow to Minami,]] and later, [[spoiler: doing the same to Monster-Kogorr.]]
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%%* AmbiguouslyBrown: Psy.



* AmericaSavesTheDay: It was bound to happen. The odd thing is we don't get to see what the rest of the world's governments and people thought about the Skrugg invasion for the time being.

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* AmericaSavesTheDay: AmericaSavesTheDay:
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It was bound to happen. The odd thing is we don't get to see what the rest of the world's governments and people thought about the Skrugg invasion for the time being.



* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler: It is implied that the "shells" left behind after Heroman kills a Skrugg are the real evil behind them, while the part that explodes is only a harmless victim. While this is never confirmed one way or the other, Will does seem to have a degree of freedom, [[FightingFromTheInside at least in his head]].]]
* AndTheAdventureContinues
* AnimeHair: Psy. It looks like [[Anime/CowboyBebop Spike Spiegel's]] hair [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on crack]].

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* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It is implied that the "shells" left behind after Heroman kills a Skrugg are the real evil behind them, while the part that explodes is only a harmless victim. While this is never confirmed one way or the other, Will does seem to have a degree of freedom, [[FightingFromTheInside at least in his head]].]]
* %%* AndTheAdventureContinues
* AnimeHair: AnimeHair:
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Psy. It looks like [[Anime/CowboyBebop Spike Spiegel's]] hair [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on crack]].



* ArtShift: Psy's flashback to the horrors Holly inflicted upon them as children is done as a set of crayon drawings.

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* ArtShift: ArtShift:
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Psy's flashback to the horrors Holly inflicted upon them as children is done as a set of crayon drawings.



* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: The English in the speech bubbles in the ending animation is total gibberish.

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* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: AsLongAsItSoundsForeign:
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The English in the speech bubbles in the ending animation is total gibberish.



** Averted in Episode 13, where Holly and Joey's [[spoiler: rap sheets]] are spelled in very good English, grammar and all.
* AttackItsWeakPoint: [[spoiler:Subverted when the heroes try it on Kogorr.]]

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** Averted in Episode 13, where Holly and Joey's [[spoiler: rap [[spoiler:rap sheets]] are spelled in very good English, grammar and all.
* %%* AttackItsWeakPoint: [[spoiler:Subverted when the heroes try it on Kogorr.]]



* BadassAdorable: Joey, after he [[spoiler: gains lightning fast speed, allowing him to aid Heroman in battles]].
* BadassLongcoat: [[spoiler:Will.]]
* {{Badass Normal}}: Axel Hughes.
** Hell, even his name is badass.
* BaitAndSwitchCredits: The second opening makes it look like [[spoiler: it takes place in New York City. It's actually Washington D.C.]]
* BareYourMidriff: Holly.

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* BadassAdorable: Joey, after he [[spoiler: gains [[spoiler:gains lightning fast speed, allowing him to aid Heroman in battles]].
* %%* BadassLongcoat: [[spoiler:Will.]]
* {{Badass Normal}}: %%* BadassNormal: Axel Hughes.
** Hell, even his name is badass.
* BaitAndSwitchCredits: The second opening makes it look like [[spoiler: it [[spoiler:it takes place in New York City. It's actually Washington D.C.]]
* %%* BareYourMidriff: Holly.



* BerserkButton: [[spoiler: Hurt Joey seriously and watch Heroman not only self-animate, but unleash a SuperpoweredEvilSide.]]
** Doing this same near to [[spoiler: Holly]], while creates less damage than above, still is not a good idea.

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* BerserkButton: [[spoiler: Hurt BerserkButton:
** [[spoiler:Hurt
Joey seriously and watch Heroman not only self-animate, but unleash a SuperpoweredEvilSide.]]
** Doing this same near to [[spoiler: Holly]], [[spoiler:Holly]], while creates less damage than above, still is not a good idea.



* BloodlessCarnage: For the most part, the fights within the show feature no visible blood or wounds, despite earlier scenes of the military being massacred and civilians being attacked by the Skrugg. It might be the least violent show to be produced by Creator/StudioBones, given it's SaturdayMorningCartoon influences.

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* BloodlessCarnage: BloodlessCarnage:
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For the most part, the fights within the show feature no visible blood or wounds, despite earlier scenes of the military being massacred and civilians being attacked by the Skrugg. It might be the least violent show to be produced by Creator/StudioBones, given it's SaturdayMorningCartoon influences.



* BodyHorror: A curiously subtle example in Episode 21. [[spoiler:It is strongly implied that the two new-model Skrugg warriors our heroes face are based off the test subjects the aliens were kidnapping from the area - a cow and a dog, specifically. Except, of course, that cows' and dogs' heads do not naturally have the option of opening up into honking great plasma cannons.]]

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* BodyHorror: BodyHorror:
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A curiously subtle example in Episode 21. [[spoiler:It is strongly implied that the two new-model Skrugg warriors our heroes face are based off the test subjects the aliens were kidnapping from the area - a cow and a dog, specifically. Except, of course, that cows' and dogs' heads do not naturally have the option of opening up into honking great plasma cannons.]]



* BrainwashedAndCrazy: [[spoiler: Will and Nick, though a alien Mind Control Device. Will's gets broken by ThePowerOfLove (a shout from his sister) - the aliens as of Episode 6 are "fixing" it.]]
** [[spoiler: Or try to, anyway. The heroes manage to free Will, but Nick-though not brainwashed-is still a little crazy...]]
* BreakTheHaughty: Will, full stop. Oh, boy, let me see: [[spoiler:in episode 2, he uncovers the relationship between Joey and Heroman, and, in a jealous rage, grabs his best friend and sneaks aboard the Skrugg base to stop them himself. Not only does he not succeed, but he is caught, treated like a joke by Kogorr, has both his body and mind violated as he is assimilated/brainwashed by the Skrugg, is responsible for the corruption and (possible) death of said best friend, is freed from enslavement by ''the kid he used to bully,'' and has to deal with being obviously non-human and is cut off from his family and friends, and has to go into the wilderness to escape ostricization and hopefully get better. He...doesn't. And even after all of this, he owes his life to Joey ''again,'' and is still limited in the difference he can make. Kid really can't catch a break.]]
* TheBully: The DistressedDamsel's older brother, Will, who insists ''he's'' the hero. [[spoiler: He is disabused of this notion very, ''very'' quickly.]]
** The manga's much more merciful to him. While he does get his ass handed to him by ''three'' [[MonsterOfTheWeek different Skrugg attackers]], he finally learns his lesson during the manga's version of the invasion arc, [[spoiler: ''without'' dragging his friend into the Skrugg base and getting the both of them turned into enemy soldiers.]]
* ButNowIMustGo: At the end of the first Skrugg Arc, [[spoiler: Will, still half-Skrugg]] disappears into the wilderness to avoid human contact.

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* BrainwashedAndCrazy: [[spoiler: Will [[spoiler:Will and Nick, though through a alien Mind Control Device. Will's gets broken by ThePowerOfLove (a shout from his sister) - the aliens as of Episode 6 are "fixing" it.]]
** [[spoiler: Or try to, anyway. The heroes manage to free Will, but Nick-though not brainwashed-is still a little crazy...]]
* BreakTheHaughty: Will, full stop. Oh, boy, let me let's see: [[spoiler:in episode 2, he uncovers the relationship between Joey and Heroman, and, in a jealous rage, grabs his best friend and sneaks aboard the Skrugg base to stop them himself. Not only does he not succeed, but he is caught, treated like a joke by Kogorr, has both his body and mind violated as he is assimilated/brainwashed by the Skrugg, is responsible for the corruption and (possible) death of said best friend, is freed from enslavement by ''the kid he used to bully,'' and has to deal with being obviously non-human and is cut off from his family and friends, and has to go into the wilderness to escape ostricization and hopefully get better. He...doesn't. And even after all of this, he owes his life to Joey ''again,'' and is still limited in the difference he can make. Kid really can't catch a break.]]
* TheBully: The DistressedDamsel's older brother, Will, who insists ''he's'' the hero. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He is disabused of this notion very, ''very'' quickly.]]
** The manga's much more merciful to him. While he does get his ass handed to him by ''three'' [[MonsterOfTheWeek different Skrugg attackers]], he finally learns his lesson during the manga's version of the invasion arc, [[spoiler: ''without'' [[spoiler:''without'' dragging his friend into the Skrugg base and getting the both of them turned into enemy soldiers.]]
* ButNowIMustGo: At the end of the first Skrugg Arc, [[spoiler: Will, [[spoiler:Will, still half-Skrugg]] disappears into the wilderness to avoid human contact.



* CollapsingLair[=/=]TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler:The destruction of the Skrugg mothership.]]

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* CollapsingLair[=/=]TakingYouWithMe: CollapsingLair: [[spoiler:The destruction of the Skrugg mothership.]]



* CombatTentacles: Skrugg antennae (and [[spoiler:human-turned-Skrugg eyebrows]]).

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* CombatTentacles: CombatTentacles:
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Skrugg antennae (and [[spoiler:human-turned-Skrugg eyebrows]]).



* ContextSensitiveButton: The button on Heroman's remote changes the picture when Joey REALLY wants it to; to get Heroman to do something slightly different than last time; so he can Dramatically punch the button and [[CallingYourAttacks Call Out Heroman's Attacks and Actions.]]

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* ContextSensitiveButton: ContextSensitiveButton:
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The button on Heroman's remote changes the picture when Joey REALLY wants it to; to get Heroman to do something slightly different than last time; so he can Dramatically punch the button and [[CallingYourAttacks Call Out Heroman's Attacks and Actions.]]



* CoolDownHug: [[spoiler:Joey on ''Heroman'' of all people... energy... mech-things.]]

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* CoolDownHug: CoolDownHug:
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[[spoiler:Joey on ''Heroman'' of all people... energy... mech-things.]]



* CoolToy: Heroman. Duh.

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* %%* CoolToy: Heroman. Duh.



** To drive the point home, guess what his character's name is? Stan.
** He also shows up in the new opening. Three times. ''Sheez'', Stan! We get the freakin' point!
** Hilariously, due to TooLongDidntDub, he didn't take it the logical step further. [[note]]Please see ''Disney/BigHero6'' for that last step.[[/note]]



* DarkestHour: Last episode begins with [[spoiler: Heroman apparently dead, and Joey and Will alone against a revived Kogorr/Mothership/Vine Monster.]]

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* DarkestHour: Last episode begins with [[spoiler: Heroman [[spoiler:Heroman apparently dead, and Joey and Will alone against a revived Kogorr/Mothership/Vine Monster.]]



* DeadlyUpgrade: [[spoiler:Kogorr punching Joey out triggers this in Heroman]]
** [[spoiler: When Heroman apparently get killed, Joey rises out of his HeroicBSOD and decides to carry on fighting, no matter what. This triggers an upgrade in his gauntlet fueled by "his own power" that gives him Heroman's abilities and would have allowed him to take out Kogorr at the cost of his own life. He's a few yard away from finishing it when Heroman stops him.]]

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* DeadlyUpgrade: DeadlyUpgrade:
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[[spoiler:Kogorr punching Joey out triggers this in Heroman]]
** [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When Heroman apparently get killed, Joey rises out of his HeroicBSOD and decides to carry on fighting, no matter what. This triggers an upgrade in his gauntlet fueled by "his own power" that gives him Heroman's abilities and would have allowed him to take out Kogorr at the cost of his own life. He's a few yard yards away from finishing it when Heroman stops him.]]



** [[spoiler: [[CrowningMomentofAwesome Not anymore.]] ]]



*** [[spoiler: And episode 13's rap sheets for Holly and Joey confirm this.]]
* DistressedDamsel
* DivingSave

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*** [[spoiler: And episode 13's rap sheets for Holly and Joey confirm this.]]
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%%* DistressedDamsel
* %%* DivingSave



* DudeLooksLikeALady: Joey
* {{Eagleland}}: Hilariously, created and written by one of America's foremost comic book writers.

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* %%* DudeLooksLikeALady: Joey
* {{Eagleland}}: {{Eagleland}}:
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Hilariously, created and written by one of America's foremost comic book writers.



* EldritchAbomination: [[spoiler: The vine monster in episodes 18 and 19]].
** [[spoiler: Considering as of episode 25, he is part of a giant plant thing, sprouts vines which can replicate the main hero, and also act as mouths to EAT HIS PAWNS, Kogorr.]]

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* EldritchAbomination: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The vine monster in episodes 18 and 19]].
** [[spoiler: Considering [[spoiler:Considering as of episode 25, he is part of a giant plant thing, sprouts vines which can replicate the main hero, and also act as mouths to EAT HIS PAWNS, Kogorr.]]



* EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler: Kogorr plans to consume the Earth, and the results are shown from some of the other planets he destroyed.]]
* TheEndOrIsIt: [[spoiler: The Skrugg have failed and their spheres have been stopped... But who is that grabbing Kogorr's remaining armor eye?]]

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* EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: [[spoiler: Kogorr [[spoiler:Kogorr plans to consume the Earth, and the results are shown from some of the other planets he destroyed.]]
* TheEndOrIsIt: [[spoiler: The TheEndOrIsIt:
** [[spoiler:The
Skrugg have failed and their spheres have been stopped... But who is that grabbing Kogorr's remaining armor eye?]]



* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Even though they haven't quite resolved their differences yet, Will and Joey team up against Kogorr in Episode 25.]]
* {{Engrish}}: Surprisingly enough, averted. Almost all of the english to be found in the series, from whiteboards to road signs to business names to government profiles, is not only correct, but accurate to southern California.
* MrFanservice: Agent Axel Hughes at your service, ma'am.
* ETGaveUsWiFi: What Doctor Minami wants from the Spheres, mostly for weapons.
** And [[spoiler: Will]] wants to prevent any Earthling from deriving technology from the Skrugg at any cost. [[spoiler: For good reason, it turns out.]]

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* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Even [[spoiler:Even though they haven't quite resolved their differences yet, Will and Joey team up against Kogorr in Episode 25.]]
* {{Engrish}}: Surprisingly enough, averted. Almost all of the english English to be found in the series, from whiteboards to road signs to business names to government profiles, is not only correct, but accurate to southern California.
* %%* MrFanservice: Agent Axel Hughes at your service, ma'am.
* ETGaveUsWiFi: ETGaveUsWiFi:
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What Doctor Minami wants from the Spheres, mostly for weapons.
** And [[spoiler: Will]] [[spoiler:Will]] wants to prevent any Earthling from deriving technology from the Skrugg at any cost. [[spoiler: For [[spoiler:For good reason, it turns out.]]



* EvilKnockoff: [[spoiler: The vine monster does this to Heroman.]]

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* EvilKnockoff: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The vine monster does this to Heroman.]]



*** He's more or less a [[spoiler: Venom]] Expy in later episodes.
*** Which is funny since the real Flash Thompson [[spoiler: becomes Venom himself]].

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*** He's more or less a [[spoiler: Venom]] [[spoiler:Venom]] Expy in later episodes.
*** Which is funny since the real Flash Thompson [[spoiler: becomes [[spoiler:becomes Venom himself]].



* FakeWeakness: [[spoiler: Kogorr's eye, just a trap to make sure that Heroman would get close and he could kill him.]]
* FastballSpecial: [[spoiler: Reversal: Instead of slow and strong Heroman throwing the smaller and faster Joey, Joey throws Heroman in his toy form to destroy the vines.]]
* FanService: Lina in a bikini in episode 12. Need I say more?

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* FakeWeakness: [[spoiler: Kogorr's [[spoiler:Kogorr's eye, just a trap to make sure that Heroman would get close and he could kill him.]]
* FastballSpecial: [[spoiler: Reversal: [[spoiler:Reversal: Instead of slow and strong Heroman throwing the smaller and faster Joey, Joey throws Heroman in his toy form to destroy the vines.]]
* FanService: FanService:
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Lina in a bikini in episode 12. Need I say more?



* FlatCharacter: This is not really a CharacterDevelopment show. Most of the main cast end the show exactly the way they began, with a few exceptions (namely [[spoiler:Joey, Will, and Agent Hughes, and Psy and Holly sort of]]), and everyone else is either a one shot character who is never seen again, or a recurring one that's mostly part of the scenery.

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* FlatCharacter: FlatCharacter:
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This is not really a CharacterDevelopment show. Most of the main cast end the show exactly the way they began, with a few exceptions (namely [[spoiler:Joey, Will, and Agent Hughes, and Psy and Holly sort of]]), and everyone else is either a one shot character who is never seen again, or a recurring one that's mostly part of the scenery.



* ForceField: For Joey.

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* %%* ForceField: For Joey.



* GenreBlindness: Episode 18 has Lina saying [[spoiler: that the noises and story fit a little too well, and her eventually deciding it is some sort of candid camera trick.]] She's wrong.
** ItRunsInTheFamily, it seems; Will has this in the early episodes, [[spoiler: when he sneaks aboard the Skrugg base in the vein of the great sci-fi movies to find weapons to turn against the Skrugg. To say that doesn't turn out well is something of an Understatement.]]

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* GenreBlindness: GenreBlindness:
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Episode 18 has Lina saying [[spoiler: that [[spoiler:that the noises and story fit a little too well, and her eventually deciding it is some sort of candid camera trick.]] She's wrong.
** ItRunsInTheFamily, it seems; Will has this in the early episodes, [[spoiler: when [[spoiler:when he sneaks aboard the Skrugg base in the vein of the great sci-fi movies to find weapons to turn against the Skrugg. To say that doesn't turn out well is something of an Understatement.]]



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: LITTLE. ACORN.

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* %%* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: LITTLE. ACORN.



* GoneHorriblyRight: [[spoiler: The vines are a result of this.]]
** Given that [[spoiler:the Skrugg are only here in the first place because Prof. Denton called them here,]] this could be the basis for the whole series.

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* GoneHorriblyRight: [[spoiler: The vines are a result of this.]]
**
Given that [[spoiler:the Skrugg are only here in the first place because Prof. Denton called them here,]] this could be the basis for the whole series.



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Hughes, after having a nice discussion with Joey about Heroman's true nature. Toward the end of episode 15 he contacts the president in order to stop Heroman and Minami's fight]].
** [[spoiler: In Episode 24, Denton unveils a newly rebuilt MR-1, strongly hinting he and the others will be using it to assist Joey in the DC Battle.]]

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* HeelFaceTurn: HeelFaceTurn:
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[[spoiler:Hughes, after having a nice discussion with Joey about Heroman's true nature. Toward the end of episode 15 he contacts the president in order to stop Heroman and Minami's fight]].
** [[spoiler: In [[spoiler:In Episode 24, Denton unveils a newly rebuilt MR-1, strongly hinting he and the others will be using it to assist Joey in the DC Battle.]]



* HeroicSacrifice:
** [[spoiler: Joey's dad dies to save all the other miners.]]
* HiveMind: The Skrugg. [[spoiler: They treat their "soldiers" as expendable parts, including referring to the two humans under their control as if they were machines that could be "fixed" (in the case of Will)]]
** [[spoiler: It turns out that Kogorr pretty much ''is'' the hivemind. He eats the other Skrugg for sustenance once he's ready to consume a planet, so we can only assume that he breeds new ones while en route to a new world]].

to:

* HeroicSacrifice:
** [[spoiler: Joey's
HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Joey's dad dies to save all the other miners.]]
* HiveMind: HiveMind:
**
The Skrugg. [[spoiler: They [[spoiler:They treat their "soldiers" as expendable parts, including referring to the two humans under their control as if they were machines that could be "fixed" (in the case of Will)]]
** [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It turns out that Kogorr pretty much ''is'' the hivemind. He eats the other Skrugg for sustenance once he's ready to consume a planet, so we can only assume that he breeds new ones while en route to a new world]].



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Joey's dead parents; who we see in a photo. His mom looks like... er... Joey. And his father was a huge man 3 times bigger than her. He's proportioned like Heroman.

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: HugeGuyTinyGirl:
**
Joey's dead parents; who we see in a photo. His mom looks like... er... Joey. And his father was a huge man 3 times bigger than her. He's proportioned like Heroman.



* {{Istanbul Not Constantinople}}: Center City ''is'' Los Angeles, pure and simple. Several maps seen in the news and military debriefings depict its exact location on a U.S. map.

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* {{Istanbul Not Constantinople}}: IstanbulNotConstantinople: Center City ''is'' Los Angeles, pure and simple. Several maps seen in the news and military debriefings depict its exact location on a U.S. map.



** However, they are not immune to [[MegatonPunch Heroman]] '''[[CurbStompBattle AT ALL]]'''.
** Subverted: [[spoiler: Humans taken over by]] Skrugg can stop Heroman cold [[spoiler: As is what happens toward the end of Episode 5, when mind-controlled Will stops Heroman's MegatonPunch, losing his Mind Control Helmet in the process.]]
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: What the EldritchAbomination CombatTentacles do, as well as crush things.
** Also occurs to [[spoiler: Heroman himself]] in Episode 25. Ouch.

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* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice:
** However, they are not immune to [[MegatonPunch Heroman]] '''[[CurbStompBattle AT ALL]]'''.
** Subverted: [[spoiler: Humans taken over by]] Skrugg can stop Heroman cold [[spoiler: As is what happens toward the end of Episode 5, when mind-controlled Will stops Heroman's MegatonPunch, losing his Mind Control Helmet in the process.]]
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice:
What the EldritchAbomination CombatTentacles do, as well as crush things.
** Also occurs to [[spoiler: Heroman [[spoiler:Heroman himself]] in Episode 25. Ouch.



* IntrepidReporter: Keisha and Leo of the AAN, who chase the truth behind the "Ghost" case and end up broadcasting the Heroman vs MR-1 battle live. And when [[spoiler:the Skrugg invade Washington DC and Joey and Heroman ride out to stop them,]] guess who's right there to get that story, despite the danger
* IWillFightSomeMoreForever: The US Army keeps trying to fight the aliens, even when it's clear that tanks and attack helicopters can't even scratch them.

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* IntrepidReporter: Keisha and Leo of the AAN, who chase the truth behind the "Ghost" case and end up broadcasting the Heroman vs vs. MR-1 battle live. And when [[spoiler:the Skrugg invade Washington DC and Joey and Heroman ride out to stop them,]] guess who's right there to get that story, despite the danger
* IWillFightSomeMoreForever: IWillFightSomeMoreForever:
**
The US Army keeps trying to fight the aliens, even when it's clear that tanks and attack helicopters can't even scratch them.



* JerkJock: Lina's brother Will. [[spoiler: He pays for it. [[BreakTheHaughty Dearly]].]]

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* %%* JerkJock: Lina's brother Will. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He pays for it. [[BreakTheHaughty Dearly]].]]



--> (on Joey's actions in Episode 12): "So I thought: 'This has got to be a date!' I, as his big sister, have come to heckle him!"
* TheJuggernaut: The Spheres.
* KarmaHoudini: Somehow, [[spoiler: Veronica, Minami's assistant and occasional [[TheNapoleon footstool]], managed to avoid being jailed]].
** [[spoiler: [[DarkActionGirl This comes back to bite the authorities in the ass later]].]]
* TheKidWithTheRemoteControl: Heroman shows signs of both being a separate entity and being an extension of Joey's psyche. It remains to be seen precisely where the line falls.
** [[spoiler: Resolved in Episode 9, where Joey gets knocked out by the Skrugg leader. Heroman gets mad and unleashes a SuperPoweredEvilSide, even turning red for the occasion. Which then proceeds to independently curbstomp the Skrugg leader, even ripping'' the wings right off his body''. When Joey wakes up, he makes Heroman better, just as Heroman is trying to rip the Skrugg leader's face off]]

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--> (on -->'''Holly:''' ''[on Joey's actions in Episode 12): "So 12]'' So I thought: 'This has got to be a date!' I, as his big sister, have come to heckle him!"
*
him!
%%*
TheJuggernaut: The Spheres.
* KarmaHoudini: Somehow, [[spoiler: Veronica, [[spoiler:Veronica, Minami's assistant and occasional [[TheNapoleon footstool]], managed to avoid being jailed]].
** [[spoiler: [[DarkActionGirl
jailed]]. [[spoiler:[[DarkActionGirl This comes back to bite the authorities in the ass later]].]]
* TheKidWithTheRemoteControl: Heroman shows signs of both being a separate entity and being an extension of Joey's psyche. It remains to be seen precisely where the line falls.
** [[spoiler: Resolved in
[[spoiler:In Episode 9, where 9 Joey gets knocked out by the Skrugg leader. Heroman gets mad and unleashes a SuperPoweredEvilSide, even turning red for the occasion. Which then proceeds to independently curbstomp the Skrugg leader, even ripping'' the wings right off his body''. When Joey wakes up, he makes Heroman better, just as Heroman is trying to rip the Skrugg leader's face off]]



* TheLadette: Holly's default personality.

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* %%* TheLadette: Holly's default personality.



* LargeHam: Professor Denton is one of these.
** As is Dr. Minami, to the point where Episode 15 alone could give an unprepared viewer terminal cholesterol poisoning.
** Being the resident BigBad, Kogorr has his moments, too.

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* LargeHam: %%* LargeHam:
%%**
Professor Denton is one of these.
** %%** As is Dr. Minami, to the point where Episode 15 alone could give an unprepared viewer terminal cholesterol poisoning.
** %%** Being the resident BigBad, Kogorr has his moments, too.



* MadScientist: Hello, Mr. Spiky-Haired, suave-voiced, lab coat wearing man! You say you're here to help stop the Skrugg? Why not? WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong?
** Professor Denton, of course, would be a rather more benign version.

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* %%* MadScientist: Hello, Mr. Spiky-Haired, suave-voiced, lab coat wearing man! You say you're here to help stop the Skrugg? Why not? WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong?
** %%** Professor Denton, of course, would be a rather more benign version.



* MindControlEyes: For [[spoiler:Will and Nick.]] They're purple, with triangular shapes in the irises.
** GeniusBonus: [[spoiler: The shape of the Skrugg eyes, the Mind Controlled ones for Will and Nick, AND the ones on the "armor" are ''[[StealthPun all irises]]'', like the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leaf_shutter iris in a camera lens]] ]]

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* MindControlEyes: MindControlEyes:
**
For [[spoiler:Will and Nick.]] They're purple, with triangular shapes in the irises.
** GeniusBonus: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The shape of the Skrugg eyes, the Mind Controlled ones for Will and Nick, AND the ones on the "armor" are ''[[StealthPun all irises]]'', like the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leaf_shutter iris in a camera lens]] ]]



* MistakenForGay: Professor Denton found it more believable for Joey to be dating Psy instead of Lina.

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* MistakenForGay: MistakenForGay:
**
Professor Denton found it more believable for Joey to be dating Psy instead of Lina.



* MoreDakka: The MR-1, exploiting Heroman's lack of long-ranged weaponry.

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* MoreDakka: MoreDakka:
**
The MR-1, exploiting Heroman's lack of long-ranged weaponry.



** [[spoiler: This gets hilariously subverted at the end of the episode, though, where Lina fantasizes about asking Joey out on a date aloud... just as Joey shows up to "kill" the moment by remembering to return her lost cell phone. They end up going on a date.]]
* MoodWhiplash: In the third episode, Joey and Psy laugh about how Joey's grandmother didn't notice the alien invasion happening outside in a light-hearted fashion. This is preceded and followed by scenes of said aliens mercilessly destroying everything in sight and declaring that Earth is theirs.

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** [[spoiler: This [[spoiler:This gets hilariously subverted at the end of the episode, though, where Lina fantasizes about asking Joey out on a date aloud... just as Joey shows up to "kill" the moment by remembering to return her lost cell phone. They end up going on a date.]]
* MoodWhiplash: MoodWhiplash:
**
In the third episode, Joey and Psy laugh about how Joey's grandmother didn't notice the alien invasion happening outside in a light-hearted fashion. This is preceded and followed by scenes of said aliens mercilessly destroying everything in sight and declaring that Earth is theirs.



* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: [[BondJamesBond Minami, Doctor Minami]].

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* %%* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: [[BondJamesBond Minami, Doctor Minami]].



** And introduces it by playing it. Looks like he's channeling a little of [[Franshise/OnePiece Brook.]]
** [[spoiler:Seems the good professor kept the best for himself. [[LargeHam DENTON BEAM!]]]]
** If the opening is to be believed, it appears that Holly is this as well. Though of a more...[[CarryABigStick straight forward]] variety.
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: In episode 14, a news report mentions [[spoiler: Denton and Joey being missing-which they technically are, on the lam-but don't mention Psy.]]
--> [[spoiler:'''Psy:''' What am I, chopped liver?]]

to:

** And introduces it by playing it. Looks like he's channeling * MyFriendsAndZoidberg: In episode 14, a little of [[Franshise/OnePiece Brook.news report mentions [[spoiler:Denton and Joey being missing-which they technically are, on the lam-but don't mention Psy.]]
** [[spoiler:Seems the good professor kept the best for himself. [[LargeHam DENTON BEAM!]]]]
** If the opening is to be believed, it appears that Holly is this as well. Though of a more...[[CarryABigStick straight forward]] variety.
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: In episode 14, a news report mentions [[spoiler: Denton and Joey being missing-which they technically are, on the lam-but don't mention Psy.]]
--> [[spoiler:'''Psy:'''
-->[[spoiler:'''Psy:''' What am I, chopped liver?]]



* NecessarilyEvil: What [[spoiler:Will]] sees himself as.
* NeverFoundTheBody: [[spoiler: Nick seems to have died, but since the only thing they found was the helmet that they knocked off, there's a heavy possibility that Nick survived. [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse This is never resolved]].]]

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* %%* NecessarilyEvil: What [[spoiler:Will]] sees himself as.
* NeverFoundTheBody: [[spoiler: Nick [[spoiler:Nick seems to have died, but since the only thing they found was the helmet that they knocked off, there's a heavy possibility that Nick survived. [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse This is never resolved]].]]



** HE TWIRLS HIS MUSTACHE, FOR GOD'S SAKE! WHAT MORE DO YOU NEED?!
* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler:Kogorr's combat form.]]
** [[spoiler: FromBadToWorse. Resurrected [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Kogorr]] is now part of the giant vine thing currently setting up camp in DC.]]
* OnTheNextEpisodeOfCatchPhrase: "Heroman... ATTACK!"
* OrganicTechnology: The Skrugg deploy this.

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* OneWingedAngel:
** HE TWIRLS HIS MUSTACHE, FOR GOD'S SAKE! WHAT MORE DO YOU NEED?!
* OneWingedAngel:
[[spoiler:Kogorr's combat form.]]
** [[spoiler: FromBadToWorse. Resurrected [[SpellMyNameWithAnS [[spoiler:Resurrected Kogorr]] is now part of the giant vine thing currently setting up camp in DC.]]
* %%* OnTheNextEpisodeOfCatchPhrase: "Heroman... ATTACK!"
* %%* OrganicTechnology: The Skrugg deploy this.



* PaperThinDisguise: When the team is [[spoiler: being hounded by the NIA]], they decide to go incognito. Denton gets a cowboy hat and fake mustache, Psy changes up his clothes and hides his hair in a cap, and Joey...[[FlatWhat wears his hood up.]]

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* PaperThinDisguise: When the team is [[spoiler: being [[spoiler:being hounded by the NIA]], they decide to go incognito. Denton gets a cowboy hat and fake mustache, Psy changes up his clothes and hides his hair in a cap, and Joey...[[FlatWhat wears his hood up.]]



* PatrioticFervor: Oh, so much.
* PeekABangs: Psy.

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* %%* PatrioticFervor: Oh, so much.
* %%* PeekABangs: Psy.



* PetTheDog: {{Jerkass}} extraordinaire Holly gets two in Episode 20, first cheering up a hospitalised little girl [[spoiler:whose father was kidnapped by the Skrugg]], and then ''actually expressing concern for her little brother's wellbeing'' when he slopes off for [[OnceAnEpisode the inevitable action sequence]].

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* PetTheDog: PetTheDog:
**
{{Jerkass}} extraordinaire Holly gets two in Episode 20, first cheering up a hospitalised little girl [[spoiler:whose father was kidnapped by the Skrugg]], and then ''actually expressing concern for her little brother's wellbeing'' when he slopes off for [[OnceAnEpisode the inevitable action sequence]].



* PillarOfLight: [[spoiler: When Heroman {{one hit kill}}s the MR-1 whilst running off the power generated by ''an entire hydroelectric dam'']].
* PlanetLooters: The Skrugg.

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* PillarOfLight: [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When Heroman {{one hit kill}}s the MR-1 whilst running off the power generated by ''an entire hydroelectric dam'']].
* %%* PlanetLooters: The Skrugg.



* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Damn, Kogorr...
-->[[spoiler:Sorry, but... my weak point... is... '''not... THERE!''']]

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* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Damn, Kogorr...
-->[[spoiler:Sorry,
Kogorr does this when [[spoiler:he lures Heroman into a vulnerable position by using a false weakness as bait.]]
-->'''Kogorr:''' [[spoiler:Sorry,
but... my weak point... is... '''not... THERE!''']]



** [[spoiler:Not consensual in Will's case, anyway.]]
* RapidFireTyping / WhatDoesThisButtonDo: Denton does this to stop the spheres. When the former doesn't work, he resorts to the latter

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** [[spoiler:Not consensual in Will's case, anyway.]]
* RapidFireTyping / WhatDoesThisButtonDo: RapidFireTyping: Denton does this to stop the spheres. When the former doesn't work, he resorts to the latterspheres.



* RivalTurnedEvil: [[spoiler: As it turns out, the two assassins in episode five are Will and Nick.]]

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* RivalTurnedEvil: [[spoiler: As [[spoiler:As it turns out, the two assassins in episode five are Will and Nick.]]



* RoomFullOfCrazy: [[spoiler: Minami's cell in the SequelHook ending is covered with equations and drawings. Both his hands and feet were bound, so he had managed to do all of this by holding a pencil in his mouth.]]

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* RoomFullOfCrazy: [[spoiler: Minami's [[spoiler:Minami's cell in the SequelHook ending is covered with equations and drawings. Both his hands and feet were bound, so he had managed to do all of this by holding a pencil in his mouth.]]



* SayMyName: Mostly "Heeeromaaan!"s from Joey, but Psy also gets a "JOOOOOOEEEEEY!" in one episode.
** And most ''everyone'' gets a "Joey" in the final episode when [[spoiler: Heroman puts the kibosh on Gogorr for good.]]

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* SayMyName: SayMyName:
**
Mostly "Heeeromaaan!"s from Joey, but Psy also gets a "JOOOOOOEEEEEY!" in one episode.
** And most ''everyone'' gets a "Joey" in the final episode when [[spoiler: Heroman [[spoiler:Heroman puts the kibosh on Gogorr for good.]]



* SenseiChan: Vera Collins
* SequelHook: [[spoiler: So, Kogorr is defeated, and everyone is happy as the episode ends, fading to black. But, then it fades back in to show a prison island, with lights blazing and alarms shrieking. The prison's guards get decimated by Veronica, who frees ThoseTwoGuys, and breaks down the wall to a certain cell, filled to the brim with equations and formulas, as well as drawings. A pencil is spit to the floor as the cell's inmate turns around: Dr. Minami. Cue ToBeContinued. We even see a question mark afterwards.]]

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* %%* SenseiChan: Vera Collins
* SequelHook: [[spoiler: So, [[spoiler:So, Kogorr is defeated, and everyone is happy as the episode ends, fading to black. But, then it fades back in to show a prison island, with lights blazing and alarms shrieking. The prison's guards get decimated by Veronica, who frees ThoseTwoGuys, and breaks down the wall to a certain cell, filled to the brim with equations and formulas, as well as drawings. A pencil is spit to the floor as the cell's inmate turns around: Dr. Minami. Cue ToBeContinued. We even see a question mark afterwards.]]



* [[ShesGotLegs She's Got Legs]]: Vera's second outfit in episode 18 exposes alot of leg. They're amazing shapely to add to that.

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* [[ShesGotLegs She's Got Legs]]: ShesGotLegs: Vera's second outfit in episode 18 exposes alot a lot of leg. They're amazing shapely to add to that.



--->'''Psy''': I thought she'd turn it down a notch after going through all that...
--->'''Joey''': Nothing's too much for my sister.
--->'''Psy''': * smiles* But, that's what's great about her.
* ShockAndAwe: In accordance with his [[LightningCanDoAnything origin]], Heroman can manipulate electricity to heal himself and give his attacks some extra kick.
** Also handy for [[MundaneUtility powering up a closed amusement park in order to impress your girlfriend]]. Clearly, Joey has been taking tips from [[Anime/DarkerThanBlack Hei]].

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--->'''Psy''': -->'''Psy:''' I thought she'd turn it down a notch after going through all that...
--->'''Joey''':
that...\\
'''Joey:'''
Nothing's too much for my sister.
--->'''Psy''': * smiles*
sister.\\
'''Psy:''' ''[smiles]''
But, that's what's great about her.
* ShockAndAwe: ShockAndAwe:
**
In accordance with his [[LightningCanDoAnything origin]], Heroman can manipulate electricity to heal himself and give his attacks some extra kick.
** Also handy for [[MundaneUtility powering up a closed amusement park in order to impress your girlfriend]]. Clearly, Joey has been taking tips from [[Anime/DarkerThanBlack Hei]].



* ShoutOut: "Do they have a weak point or something? [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds Are they weak against germs]]? [[Film/TheBlob1958 Or can't stand the cold]]?"

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
**
"Do they have a weak point or something? [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds Are they weak against germs]]? [[Film/TheBlob1958 Or can't stand the cold]]?"



** Also, in episode 13, when [[spoiler: the NIA knock on the Jones's door,]] Joey's sister is wearing a tank top with ThePunisher logo on it.
** Another one in episode 13, more to film-culture than a particular work. Denton refers to himself by the legendary pseudonym [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Smithee Alan Smithee]] whilst [[spoiler: alerting Joey about the NIA raid.]]

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** Also, in episode 13, when [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the NIA knock on the Jones's door,]] Joey's sister is wearing a tank top with ThePunisher logo on it.
** Another one in episode 13, more to film-culture than a particular work. Denton refers to himself by the legendary pseudonym [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Smithee Alan Smithee]] whilst [[spoiler: alerting [[spoiler:alerting Joey about the NIA raid.]]



*** I think Psy might be intended to be Poirot or some other famous fictional detective...



* SlasherSmile: [[http://img815.imageshack.us/i/minamislashersmile.jpg/ Dr. Minami]] [[http://img59.imageshack.us/i/minamislashersmile2.jpg/ has one]] in opening two.

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* SlasherSmile: SlasherSmile:
**
[[http://img815.imageshack.us/i/minamislashersmile.jpg/ Dr. Minami]] [[http://img59.imageshack.us/i/minamislashersmile2.jpg/ has one]] in opening two.



* SmallNameBigEgo: Doctor Minami.
** [[RunningGag Don't you mean]] [[OverlyLongGag "Minami, Dr. Minami?"]]

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* %%* SmallNameBigEgo: Doctor Minami.
** [[RunningGag Don't you mean]] [[OverlyLongGag "Minami, Dr. Minami?"]]
Minami.



* SpoilerOpening: C'mon, you know there has to be something, considering the shadows of [[spoiler: Will and Nick,]] the other huge mecha, the NIA...
** Better yet, practically the first scene of the opening shows [[spoiler: Joey and Heroman looking over a massive crater in the middle of the city. Guess what happens to the alien base when they win.]]
** [[spoiler: Take a look at the ending of the first opening and then look at the preview for episode 25.]]
** The newest opening, while much, ''much'' more fastpaced, you can still spot events that will be important, such as [[spoiler: what look like slightly different Skrugg, the characters in New York, and the Statue of Liberty being covered in organic tech]]...
*** That's not even all of it. There's some stuff that seems minor, but could be bigger-for example, [[spoiler: the giant spiked ball, the figure in the flames, Minami possibly being upgraded to a main antagonist rather than a recurring villain-since it shows him fighting with Psy and Heroman, Psy using his MusicalAssassin skills in battle, Heroman getting a new ability, the government taking an offensive on the group, and the group shot at the end showing who MAY be important. Hell, we get a lot more of Stan Lee in this opening, and Joey's past as well.]] Of course, this could all just be WildMassGuessing, but it's hard to tell. Alternately, in what may be a case of Spoiler ENDING, we see [[spoiler: Joey, Heroman and Agent Hughes walking together. It may just be for the fun of it, but with the spoiler track record here...]]

to:

* SpoilerOpening: C'mon, you know there has to be something, considering the shadows of [[spoiler: Will [[spoiler:Will and Nick,]] the other huge mecha, the NIA...
** Better yet, practically the first scene of the opening shows [[spoiler: Joey [[spoiler:Joey and Heroman looking over a massive crater in the middle of the city. Guess what happens to the alien base when they win.]]
** [[spoiler: Take [[spoiler:Take a look at the ending of the first opening and then look at the preview for episode 25.]]
** The newest opening, while much, ''much'' more fastpaced, fast paced, you can still spot events that will be important, such as [[spoiler: what [[spoiler:what look like slightly different Skrugg, the characters in New York, and the Statue of Liberty being covered in organic tech]]...
*** That's not even all of it. There's some stuff that seems minor, but could be bigger-for example, [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the giant spiked ball, the figure in the flames, Minami possibly being upgraded to a main antagonist rather than a recurring villain-since it shows him fighting with Psy and Heroman, Psy using his MusicalAssassin skills in battle, Heroman getting a new ability, the government taking an offensive on the group, and the group shot at the end showing who MAY be important. Hell, we get a lot more of Stan Lee in this opening, and Joey's past as well.]] Of course, this could all just be WildMassGuessing, but it's hard to tell. Alternately, in what may be a case of Spoiler ENDING, we see [[spoiler: Joey, [[spoiler:Joey, Heroman and Agent Hughes walking together. It may just be for the fun of it, but with the spoiler track record here...]]



* SpySpeak: When Joey [[spoiler: is called by Denton in episode 13, Denton refers to himself as Alan Smithee, and tells Joey that "tomorrow's the date." When Joey asks, "When's the party?" he is told that "The movie opens in October," and that it's off the record. He is also told to avoid being seen by anyone, to "not bother the neighbors." "Tomorrow's the date" is their emergency evacuation code, and Denton is really saying "Get out of there now." There's a GeniusBonus in that as well-Alan Smithee being the name for film directors who want their names taken out of the picture.]]

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* SpySpeak: When Joey [[spoiler: is [[spoiler:is called by Denton in episode 13, Denton refers to himself as Alan Smithee, and tells Joey that "tomorrow's the date." When Joey asks, "When's the party?" he is told that "The movie opens in October," and that it's off the record. He is also told to avoid being seen by anyone, to "not bother the neighbors." "Tomorrow's the date" is their emergency evacuation code, and Denton is really saying "Get out of there now." There's a GeniusBonus in that as well-Alan Smithee being the name for film directors who want their names taken out of the picture.]]



* TranquilFury: [[spoiler: Joey enters this state when Heroman seemingly dies.]]

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* TranquilFury: [[spoiler: Joey [[spoiler:Joey enters this state when Heroman seemingly dies.]]



* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler: Kogorr got one after getting the utter crap beaten out of him.]]

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* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler: Kogorr [[spoiler:Kogorr got one after getting the utter crap beaten out of him.]]



* WasOnceAMan: [[spoiler: Will and Nick]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:Will]], who is not above ''blowing up entire government facilities'' in order to [[spoiler: stop the Skrugg from reaquiring their weapons and assimilating a greater force.]]
* WhamEpisode: Both episodes 4 and 5 served as ones, 4 presenting Heroman with a challenge he and Joey could do little but stall against, while 5 has the Skrugg leaders deciding to not run risks and remove the only threat to their conquest by [[spoiler: brainwashing Will and Nick into becoming assassins that can fight Heroman evenly in a fight.]]

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* WasOnceAMan: [[spoiler: Will [[spoiler:Will and Nick]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: [[spoiler:Will]], who is not above ''blowing up entire government facilities'' in order to [[spoiler: stop [[spoiler:stop the Skrugg from reaquiring their weapons and assimilating a greater force.]]
* WhamEpisode: Both episodes 4 and 5 served as ones, 4 presenting Heroman with a challenge he and Joey could do little but stall against, while 5 has the Skrugg leaders deciding to not run risks and remove the only threat to their conquest by [[spoiler: brainwashing [[spoiler:brainwashing Will and Nick into becoming assassins that can fight Heroman evenly in a fight.]]



** Episode 25, [[spoiler: Kogorr reveals he's as smart as ever, and ''murders'' Heroman]].
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Will's ultimate fate, as of the final episode, is unknown. Nick's rather ambiguous exit is never brought up again either. The former will probably be addressed if/when the second season rolls around. The latter... [[KilledOffForReal not so much]].]]

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** Episode 25, [[spoiler: Kogorr [[spoiler:Kogorr reveals he's as smart as ever, and ''murders'' Heroman]].
* WhatDoesThisButtonDo: Denton resorts to this when his RapidFireTyping does not stop the spheres.
*
WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Will's [[spoiler:Will's ultimate fate, as of the final episode, is unknown. Nick's rather ambiguous exit is never brought up again either. The former will probably be addressed if/when the second season rolls around. The latter... [[KilledOffForReal not so much]].]]



* YouAreNotAlone: [[spoiler: How Heroman and Joey's friends stop him from repeating his fathers mistake and performing a HeroicSacrifice.]]

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* YouAreNotAlone: [[spoiler: How [[spoiler:How Heroman and Joey's friends stop him from repeating his fathers mistake and performing a HeroicSacrifice.]]


''Heroman'', which debuted in spring 2010, is the result of Creator/StanLee working with [[Creator/StudioBONES Bones]] to create a manga and anime that can best be described as ''Manga/GiantRobo'' [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''ComicBook/TheBigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot'' [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries IN AMERICA!]]. Generic American Joey lives in [[strike:Los Angeles, California]] [[IstanbulNotConstantinople Center City]], West Coast [[{{Eagleland}} USA]]. It's TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, as humanoid robotics are the rage for those who have the money to buy them. Joey is not one of these people, and works as a part-order cook when not getting pushed around by TheBully. Joey is pretty much accepting the modern ennui of having no power in life; when a number of surprising things happen.

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''Heroman'', which debuted in spring 2010, is the result of Creator/StanLee working with [[Creator/StudioBONES Bones]] to create a manga and anime that can best be described as ''Manga/GiantRobo'' [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''ComicBook/TheBigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot'' [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries IN AMERICA!]]. Generic American Joey Jones lives in [[strike:Los Angeles, California]] [[IstanbulNotConstantinople Center City]], West Coast [[{{Eagleland}} USA]]. It's TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, as humanoid robotics are the rage for those who have the money to buy them. Joey is not one of these people, and works as a part-order cook when not getting pushed around by TheBully. Joey is pretty much accepting the modern ennui of having no power in life; when a number of surprising things happen.


** Hilariously, due to TooLongDidntDub, he didn't take it the logical step further. [[note]]Please see WesternAnimation/BigHero6 for that last step.[[/note]]

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** Hilariously, due to TooLongDidntDub, he didn't take it the logical step further. [[note]]Please see WesternAnimation/BigHero6 ''Disney/BigHero6'' for that last step.[[/note]]


* HotScoop: [[EagleLand All-American News]]'s resident IntrepidReporter.


** And speaking of {{Spider-Man}} Expys, Dr. Matthew Denton reminds some folks of Dr. Kurt Connors.

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** And speaking of {{Spider-Man}} Franchise/SpiderMan Expys, Dr. Matthew Denton reminds some folks of Dr. Kurt Connors.


* BlandNameProduct: The fictional "American comic book" in the first ending is supposedly published by "Bones Comics", with the logo using Creator/MarvelComics' distinctive font.

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* BlandNameProduct: The fictional "American comic book" in the first ending is supposedly published by "Bones Comics", with the logo using Creator/MarvelComics' distinctive font. Hilariously, since Bones is the animation company of Creator/StanLee, he's the only guy in the only company on the entire planet who COULD use that distinctive font perfectly legally.



** Hilariously, due to TooLongDidntDub, he didn't take it the logical step further. [[note]]Please see WesternAnimation/BigHero6 for that last step.[[/note]]



* {{Eagleland}}

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* {{Eagleland}}{{Eagleland}}: Hilariously, created and written by one of America's foremost comic book writers.


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** And Stan is not an expy of [[Film/FantasticFour2005 Willie Lumpkin]], or [[Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse a multitude of other similar looking men...]] They're all [[Creator/StanLee the same man.]]

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*** The Latin text is lorem ipsum - filler text. It's gibberish in Latin, and serves to occupy space. In this case, to look like a LOT of words in English to a Japanese audience.


* BloodlessCarnage: For the most part, the fights within the show feature no visible blood or wounds, despite earlier scenes of the military being massacred and civilians being attacked by the Skrugg. It might be the least violent show to be produced by StudioBones, given it's SaturdayMorningCartoon influences.

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* BloodlessCarnage: For the most part, the fights within the show feature no visible blood or wounds, despite earlier scenes of the military being massacred and civilians being attacked by the Skrugg. It might be the least violent show to be produced by StudioBones, Creator/StudioBones, given it's SaturdayMorningCartoon influences.


''Heroman'', which debuted in spring 2010, is the result of Creator/StanLee working with [[StudioBONES Bones]] to create a manga and anime that can best be described as ''Manga/GiantRobo'' [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''ComicBook/TheBigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot'' [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries IN AMERICA!]]. Generic American Joey lives in [[strike:Los Angeles, California]] [[IstanbulNotConstantinople Center City]], West Coast [[{{Eagleland}} USA]]. It's TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, as humanoid robotics are the rage for those who have the money to buy them. Joey is not one of these people, and works as a part-order cook when not getting pushed around by TheBully. Joey is pretty much accepting the modern ennui of having no power in life; when a number of surprising things happen.

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''Heroman'', which debuted in spring 2010, is the result of Creator/StanLee working with [[StudioBONES [[Creator/StudioBONES Bones]] to create a manga and anime that can best be described as ''Manga/GiantRobo'' [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''ComicBook/TheBigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot'' [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries IN AMERICA!]]. Generic American Joey lives in [[strike:Los Angeles, California]] [[IstanbulNotConstantinople Center City]], West Coast [[{{Eagleland}} USA]]. It's TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, as humanoid robotics are the rage for those who have the money to buy them. Joey is not one of these people, and works as a part-order cook when not getting pushed around by TheBully. Joey is pretty much accepting the modern ennui of having no power in life; when a number of surprising things happen.


''Heroman'', which debuted in spring 2010, is the result of Creator/StanLee working with [[StudioBONES Bones]] to create a manga and anime that can best be described as ''Manga/GiantRobo'' [[XMeetsY meets]] ''ComicBook/TheBigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot'' [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries IN AMERICA!]]. Generic American Joey lives in [[strike:Los Angeles, California]] [[IstanbulNotConstantinople Center City]], West Coast [[{{Eagleland}} USA]]. It's TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, as humanoid robotics are the rage for those who have the money to buy them. Joey is not one of these people, and works as a part-order cook when not getting pushed around by TheBully. Joey is pretty much accepting the modern ennui of having no power in life; when a number of surprising things happen.

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''Heroman'', which debuted in spring 2010, is the result of Creator/StanLee working with [[StudioBONES Bones]] to create a manga and anime that can best be described as ''Manga/GiantRobo'' [[XMeetsY [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''ComicBook/TheBigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot'' [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries IN AMERICA!]]. Generic American Joey lives in [[strike:Los Angeles, California]] [[IstanbulNotConstantinople Center City]], West Coast [[{{Eagleland}} USA]]. It's TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture, as humanoid robotics are the rage for those who have the money to buy them. Joey is not one of these people, and works as a part-order cook when not getting pushed around by TheBully. Joey is pretty much accepting the modern ennui of having no power in life; when a number of surprising things happen.



* XMeetsY: The show is essentially every Superhero show meets Mecha.


** And introduces it by playing it. Looks like he's channeling a little of [[OnePiece Brook.]]

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** And introduces it by playing it. Looks like he's channeling a little of [[OnePiece [[Franshise/OnePiece Brook.]]

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